Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET

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P14 - (Residential-Schools-Apology) (EXTENDED) GOOSE BAY. x-30s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has formally apologized on behalf of the federal government for abuse and cultural losses at residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador. Trudeau issued the apology during a highly emotional ceremony in Happy Valley-Goose Bay as some residential school survivors wept openly. ("..to be inferior.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Trudeau's tearful apology was accepted by residential school survivor Toby Obed on behalf of other survivors. Obed said he accepted the apology, even though some in his community didn't want him to. Innu leaders boycotted today's event saying Innu children suffered in other places besides residential schools, and that Trudeau's apology was not broad enough. …

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